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Opening Remarks by Ms. Beate Trankmann at COP15 Sub-forum 7: Finance Sector Support for Biodiversity

UNDP Resident Representative in China, Beate Trankmann, speaks at the COP15 Sub-forum 7: Finance Sector Support for Biodiversity  


Why Humanity Must Save Nature To Save Itself

Our planet – the only home we have – is at breaking point. Two thirds of our earth’s oceans and three quarters of its land have been damaged by humans. One million species could vanish by 2050 –…  


Remarks by Ms. Beate Trankmann at the Opening Ceremony of the Sino-American Youth Dialogue on Climate Change

Climate change is not an issue that can be solved by any one country alone. As with COVID-19, this crisis transcends national borders. So international cooperation is everything. The world is best…  


Leveraging South-South Cooperation to Build Forward Better from COVID-19

As COVID-19’s Delta variant has triggered new waves of infections around the world, and countries continue to deal with the socioeconomic effects of the crisis, it’s clear that the global fight…  


Use SDGs to Fight Climate Change

Last month, the city of Zhengzhou in Henan province experienced what some meteorologists have labeled a once-in-a-thousand-years event. In just over four days, the city nearly exceeded its annual…  


UNDP Hosts 4th Annual Youth National Dialogue on Climate Action

The 4th annual National Dialogue was convened virtually from 23th to 27th August and was co-hosted by the United Nations Development Programme, the China Soong Ching Ling Science & Culture Centre for…  


China through the eyes of an International Development Expert

UNDP Resident Representative in China, Ms. Beate Trankmann, shares her thoughts on rural revitalization, a low-carbon transition, and the country's development path moving forward among other topics.  


Future Energy Development in China - A brief on White Paper: Energy in China’s New Era

During the 75th United Nations General Assembly in September 2020, President Xi pledged that China will scale up its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) by adopting more vigorous…  


Issue Brief - China's 14th 5-Year Plan: Spotlighting Climate & Environment

The 14th five-year plan (FYP), covering the years 2021 to 2025, was officially endorsed by the National People’s Congress (NPC) on 11 March 2021. The Plan is divided into 19 sections and 65 chapters,…  


Issue Brief - China's 14th Five-Year Plan

The 14th five-year plan (FYP), covering the years 2021 to 2025, was officially endorsed by the National People’s Congress (NPC) on 11 March 2021. The Plan is divided into 19 sections and 65 chapters,…  

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